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2 New eBook editions: Irwin Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine & Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice

Irwin & Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine, 7th edition, 2011

In the words of the editors, the newer edition of IRICM “…now provides an interdisciplinary emphasis on anesthesia, surgery, trauma, and neurointensive care as well as medical intensive care with strong collaboration across all these disciplines. With this edition, a critical care nursing-centric section has been added. This reflects the reality that intensive care medicine has inevitably become more interdisciplinary and collaborative.”

The newer edition also features:

· Updated chapters and references

· New section on “Nursing Issues in the ICU” (focusing on issues related to collaboration, healthy work environments, and the expanding roles of nurses)

· Summarization of evidence-based data into tables

· Ultrasonographic images throughout the book

· New chapter on Interventional Ultrasound

· Information technology imperatives addressed in “Contemporary Challenges in the Intensive Care Unit”

· Rapid advances in coronary care and surgical critical care have also been addressed in the chapters on “Cardiovascular Problems…” and “Surgical Problems…”

Nursing: Scope & Standards of Practice, 2nd edition, 2010

From the Overview: Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, Second Edition, outlines the expectations of the professional role of the registered nurse. It states the scope of practice and presents the standards of professional nursing practice and their accompanying competencies.

It is useful for:

· Registered nurses in all roles and settings

· Legislators, regulators, legal counsel, and the judiciary system

· Agencies, organizations, nurse administrators, and interprofessional colleagues

· People, families, communities, and populations using healthcare and nursing services

Access these new editions directly via OvidSP Books tab or search the online catalog.

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